Following yesterday's hearings, women, including survivors of interpersonal violence, have been contacting Dart's Elana Newman, shaken to their core. Please consult our library of resources on covering sexual assault and gender violence.
Resources for Sexual Violence
At the Perugia Journalism Festival, the Dart Center hosted panels on confronting gendered threats, and on interviewing people with a history of violence. Event video is now available.
At the Perugia Journalism Festival, this panel explored how women journalists contend with unwanted presumptions, sexual harassment and the threat of gender-based violence.
In the wake of the Larry Nassar sentencing, Poynter's Kelly McBride contends it’s time to rewrite journalism policies on naming survivors.
This tip sheet, drawing on interviews with nine leading women in journalism and other sources, offers strategies for recognizing, mitigating and addressing sexual harassment and other predatory behavior while reporting.
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a special issue on sexual harassment and sexual assault, featuring articles and resources available at no cost through the end of the year.
Sexual harassment is at the top of the news agenda, and every industry - from politics to arts and entertainment to journalism - is being called to account. Like so many of their counterparts in other fields, women journalists contend with unwanted presumptions and the threat of gender-based violence. The Dart Center asked nine leading women in journalism to share their experiences and to reflect on their own best practices.